Leadership (Abuja)

4 January 2013

Nigerian Filmmakers Rejuvenate At California Conference

The Nigerian movie industry is set for a steady rise and big boost in 2013.

This is with the return to the country of prominent stakeholders in the industry who besieged the American Film Market (AFM) Conference in California, United States recently to sharpen their tools in film writing, production, directing, financing and marketing.

The Nigerian contingent led by Mr.AfolabiAdesanya, Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Nigerian Film Corporation which also included other media and showbiz stalwarts like Mr. Charles Onwubiko, Chief Strategy Officer/CEO, Beacon Media Ltd, and Mr.SamboSanusi, Director, Finance and Account, Nigerian Film Corporation.

They were among the 8,000 industry leaders from more than 70 countries who gleaned from the different materials presented at the conference.

The eight- day conference held at Santa Monica, California, is touted as the biggest in the history of the American Film Market.

The AFM is produced by the Independent Film & Television Alliance®, the global trade association of the independent motion picture and television industry and the voice and advocate for the Independents worldwide.

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